St. Lawrence's Church

Woskowice Małe, Poland

St. Lawrence's Church is a historic, wooden parish church in Woskowice Małe. The church was built in 1711. Restored between 1888 - 1889 and 1914 (during which time a polychrome by J. Langer was discovered). The shrine was renovated in 1969.



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Founded: 1711
Category: Religious sites in Poland

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Robert Płatek (Rob Pwah Teq) (21 months ago)
Joanna Mazur (2 years ago)
I didn't think I'd see such a miracle
Rafał Nowak (2 years ago)
A beautiful wooden church with a beautiful altar, worth visiting and seeing
Jerzy Sondej (2 years ago)
The present state is a very well-kept church from the 19th century, but the beginnings date back to the 13th century. Around the church there is a cemetery where there are burials from the post-war period to the 1980s of the 20th century
KALANG (2 years ago)
The church is mentioned already in 1417. In the following century, the object was taken over by Protestants. The current temple dates from the eighteenth century. The construction of this wooden church was completed in 1711. The interior is decorated with neo-baroque polychrome from the nineteenth century in the form of ornamental and floristic stripes. The Baroque main altar dates from the 18th century. Stations of the cross in the folk style are from the nineteenth century. The surroundings around the church are well cared for, it is worth coming and seeing.
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